802.11ad – Part 2: So Just How Does It Work?

The key to the 802.11ad standard is an entirely different frequency band. Instead of relying on the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequencies like its predecessors, it works between 57GHz and 66GHz, depending on where you live. There...

When Less is More: Low Power WiFi for the IoT

The WiFi Alliance recently introduced a new low-power, long-range WiFi solution called Wi-Fi HaLow™ that could shake things up for the Internet of Things (IoT). What is Low-power WiFi? Low-power WiFi operates on a...

WiFi Wednesday: Airports to Cut Back on Free WiFi

According to a new research survey by SITA, many international airports have started cutting back on free unlimited WiFi at airports. About 74% of airports currently offer free unlimited WiFi and it’s expected that by...

WiFi Wednesday: Good News for Airplane Wireless

It’s easy to take WiFi for granted… until it’s just not there. For those of you who have been frustrated with in-flight WiFi, there’s finally some good news: it’s about to get 10x faster by 2018.Gogo is the biggest...